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Research interests

My research interests centre on earthquake physics, seismic hazard assessment and earthquake resilience. I combine physical and stochastic numerical modeling of earthquake processes that I confront with seismological observations. I am particularly interested in understanding the mechanisms by which earthquakes trigger other earthquakes (e.g. in damaging earthquake cascades) and in improving models for the probabilistic forecasting of future earthquake potential, including probabilistic seismic hazard assessment (PSHA). Some of my recent work has focused on increasing earthquake resilience in Bhutan and Nepal. 

External positions

External Fellow, London Mathematical Laboratory, 14 Buckingham Street, London

11 Jun 2015 → …

Structured keywords and research groupings

  • Cabot Institute Natural Hazards and Disasters Research

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Research Output

Probabilistic Seismic‐Hazard Assessment for Eritrea

Goitom, B., Werner, M., Goda, K., Kendall, J. M., Hammond, J., Ogubazghi, G., Oppenheimer, C., Helmstetter, A., Keir, D. & Illsley-Kemp, F., 21 Jun 2017, In : Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America. 107, 3, p. 1478-1494 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Open Access
  • 4 Citations (Scopus)
    313 Downloads (Pure)

    Natural earthquakes as proxies for induced seismic hazard and risk: comparing peak and cyclic inelastic response

    De Luca, F., Kythreotis, S., Werner, M. & Verdon, J., 13 Jan 2017, World Conferences on Earthquake Engineering: online proceedings. 12 p. 1837

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

    Open Access
  • 135 Downloads (Pure)

    Estimating ETAS: the effects of truncation, missing data, and model assumptions

    Seif, S., Mignan, A., Zechar, J., Werner, M. & Wiemer, S., Jan 2017, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 122, 1, p. 449-469 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

    Open Access
  • 23 Citations (Scopus)
    489 Downloads (Pure)

    Supervised Work

    Spatiotemporal Seismic Hazard and Risk Assessment of Global M9.0 Megathrust Earthquake Sequences

    Author: Zhang, L., 24 Mar 2020

    Supervisor: De Luca, F. (Supervisor) & Werner, M. J. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)